Friday, November 1, 2013

October Goal Review


 


Happy Friday!  Happy November!  Oh, I have to do a goal review for October?  Blergh.  My excuses this month involve mostly birthday activities.  Here's the deal:  

  • Do a project, mostly sewing - nope.
  • Work out 3x a week - ummm...  I don't think so. 
  • Tackle a project around the house - nope, I barely kept up with the routine chores! 
  • Cook a "real" meal at least 3 days each week - Probably not.  I feel like we were busy in the evenings more this month, so we aren't always home for dinner
  • Stick to a clothing budget - Success!  I'm using up my overages from earlier in the year, but I'm still under budget for Year-to-date.  Plus, I have some bonus birthday present money!  
  • Read 50 books in 2013 - October was a good month for reading!  I finished 7 books, so I'm back on track for the year. 

Basically, if being a person was a job, I'd be fired.  Why can't exercising and home-making be as easy as reading books and shopping the right amount??

Blazer: Jones New York
Top: Von Maur
Jeans: Limited
Shoes: Gap

4 comments:

  1. Don't beat yourself up too much. Making it through 7 books is amazing! Maybe set your goal a little smaller in regards to cooking at home or working out from 3x a week to 1-2 x a week. Then you will still feel like you accomplished something. Plus, there is always next month, right?

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  2. What about all the other things you've accomplished?! Like wearing great outfits and being an awesome blogging friend?! That's gotta count for something :)

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  3. Yeah I agree with Kate, there are lots of other great things from the month that did not make the list, I'm sure! I can't believe you read 7 books. I love to read but I've been reading my current book for the entire month and am still only 3/4 of the way through!

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  4. Oh man, you are way better at reading books than me. My goal has been one book a month this year, and I'm a few months behind. And I still need to do my budget post. I agree with the others, you got a lot accomplished this month that wasn't on your goals list! You should do what I do with my to do lists-- add stuff you've already done so you can check it off. ;)

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